Fri, 23 Mar 2018

A new stage of operation of the SuperKEKB electron-positron collider, with a brand new positron damping ring and the Belle II detector. Electron and positron beams will soon begin colliding soon for the first time in 8 years, since the previous KEKB collider ceased its operations in 2010.

 

Thu, 15 Mar 2018

How Hawking changed physics

When Stephen Hawking postulated in the mid-1970s that black holes leak radiation, slowly dissolving like aspirin in a glass of water, he overturned a core tenet of the Universe.

Fri, 2 Mar 2018
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Australia's Governor General makes visit to CERN

On 26 February, the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Peter Cosgrove met with Fabiola Gianotti and Geoff Taylor at CERN.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017

EU project lights up X-band technology

Advanced linear-accelerator (linac) technology developed at CERN and elsewhere will be used to develop a new generation of compact X-ray free-electron lasers (XFELs)

Fri, 16 Sep 2016

7 things you didn’t know about CERN and the strange world of particle physics

How much CERN costs to run measured in cappucinos, and other facts you might have missed...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016

Belle II super-B factory experiment takes shape at KEK

The super-B factory under construction at Japan’s KEK laboratory seeks to reveal new weak interactions in the flavour sector and discover new strongly interacting particles, describe Tom Browder, Toru Iijima, Katsunobu Oide and Phillip Urquijo.

Thu, 26 May 2016

The Large Hadron Collider Is Coming To Sydney (Sort Of)

As a part of the 2016 Sydney Science Festival the The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) is “transporting” the world’s greatest science experiment, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), to the Powerhouse Museum in an Australian first exhibition.

Wed, 23 Dec 2015

CERN’s next director-general on the LHC and her hopes for international particle physics

Fabiola Gianotti talks to Nature ahead of taking the helm at Europe's particle-physics laboratory on 1 January.

Fri, 4 Sep 2015

ATLAS and CMS shed light on Higgs properties

By combining their analyses of data collected in 2011 and 2012, ATLAS and CMS draw the sharpest picture yet of this novel boson.

Thu, 27 Aug 2015

Eureka Prize winners announced

...climate change * 3M Eureka Prize for Emerging Leader in Science - Phillip Urquijo, University of Melbourne, for recognition of his leadership on...